Mississippi Coding Academies Expands Reach to the Delta with New Clarksdale Campus

The Mississippi Coding Academies Board of Directors is excited to announce the opening of enrollment for MCA’s new Delta location. The Clarksdale campus is scheduled to begin operations in January 2024 at the PeopleShores Delivery Center at 1540 Desoto Ave. in Clarksdale, Miss. Mississippi Coding Academies offer tuition-free courses across the state. The program was […]

Mississippi AI Collaborative Receives Prestigious Grant from data.org Supported by Microsoft Jackson, Mississippi — November 15,2023

The Mississippi AI Collaborative (MAIC) proudly announces it has been awarded a significant grant by data.org. The Generative AI Skills Challenge issued a call for best-in-class organizations training and upskilling teams on generative AI to drive social impact and advance socioeconomic mobility. Five awardees from a pool of nearly 600 applications across 93 countries were […]

Keesler Federal Credit Union’s Generous Donation and Partnership Enriches Education at Mississippi Coding Academies

In a significant development for education and community engagement, Keesler Federal Credit Union has donated $5,000, along with essential equipment, to the Mississippi Coding Academies’ Biloxi location. This donation, led by Jason MacDonald, a key stakeholder at Keesler Federal Credit Union, underscores a strong commitment to fostering students’ potential in the Gulf Coast region. This […]

Comcast Doubles Support for Veterans Code Program at Mississippi Coding Academies

  In 2019, Comcast partnered with Mississippi Coding Academies to launch Veterans Code, which provides tuition-free coding training and certification to veterans and military spouses. In September, Comcast announced it would double its contribution to $40,000 this year, demonstrating its commitment to empowering our heroes with essential tech skills. We extend our heartfelt gratitude to […]

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44 Coders Earn Certificates in 2023 Mississippi Coding Academies Graduations

Mississippi Coding Academies is pleased to announce a fresh cohort of certificated coders have graduated from our three campuses. Our mission since 2017 has been to equip individuals with the tech skills to thrive in a dynamic world. This year, we’re pleased to award certificates to 44 coders—a remarkable program milestone. The Class of 2023 […]

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Bob Buseck Named Executive Director of Mississippi Coding Academies

[Jackson, Miss.] Mississippi Coding Academies is pleased to announce the 2023 appointment of Bob Buseck as its Executive Director. Buseck is a well-respected IT leader with a wealth of experience and knowledge in the technology industry. As Executive Director, Buseck will be responsible for developing and implementing strategic plans, curriculum development, and fostering relationships with […]

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Mississippi Coding Academy Fills Gaps in the State’s Technology Economy

  Mississippi Coding Academies is helping to create an incredible impact on the state’s tech industry. It’s been almost five years since the first cohort of coders was certified, and the results have grown at an impressive rate. Our 2023 graduates hit new milestones—of our 40 certificated coders, 16 have already accepted employment in technology […]

The Knight Foundation Fund Awards $50,000 to Mississippi Coding Academies

Mississippi Coding Academies (MCA) has been awarded a $50,000 grant from the Knight Foundation Fund, a Gulf Coast Community Foundation (GCCF) fund established by a generous contribution from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation. In Biloxi and Gulfport, the Knight Foundation supports a more informed and engaged community by investing in entrepreneurship and […]

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Gulf Coast Coding Academies’ 2021-22 Cohorts Graduate

Mississippi Coding Academies’ Gulf Coast campus awarded ten future coders their well-deserved certificates of completion. After 11 months of full-stack development and cybersecurity skills training, these hard-working participants are ready to enter the tech industry. Mayor Andrew Glitch delivered congratulatory remarks at the Aug. 5, 2022, celebration and networking event. Other speakers include Managing Partner […]

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Mississippi Coding Academies’ Celebrates the Golden Triangle 2021-22 Graduates

Students at the Mississippi Coding Academies’ Golden Triangle campus received their certificate of completion on July 15th, 2022. It was a well-deserved achievement after 11 months of training to become full-stack coders. EMCC president Scott Alsobrooks congratulated the graduates on their achievements. “Let’s go out and make new things happen. Let’s make some more magic. […]